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Christopher Priest

Happy Publication Day 10th August!

It’s publication day! And it’s a paperback publication day, so that means you gotta grab them all! We’ve got bloody, visceral knightly combat, a heart-warming near-future sf novel, a new masterwork of alien gods and new worlds, a poetic speculative masterpiece from one of the genre greats and a fascinating and exciting cyberpunk-esque exploration of […]

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Happy Birthday, Christopher Priest!

Can it really be just a year ago that we were wishing a happy birthday to one of Britain’s great post-war novelists – in any genre – the one and only Christopher Priest? Er . . . actually, yes. That’s how these birthday things work, isn’t it?  *ahem* Moving right along . . . You […]

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Reposting: Pavane

Follwing on from yesterday’s post about Keith Roberts, we thought we’d re-acquiant you with his finest novel: the SF Masterwork acknowledged as one of the earliest and finest alternate histories ever written: Pavane. And who better to take us on a guided tour of this very different Britain than a writer who knows a thing […]

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Happy Birthday, Christopher Priest!

Today, we wish a very Happy Birthday to one of Britain’s great post-war novelists – in any genre – the one and only Christopher Priest. You don’t need us to tell you that Christopher Priest is a multi-award-winning author, with a World Fantasy Award, an Arthur C. Clarke Award, 5 BSFA Awards, a John W. Campbell […]

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Title Spotlight: Fugue for a Darkening Island

Gateway is proud to spotlight Christopher Priest’s prescient novel of global migration and disaster: Fugue for a Darkening Island . . . As Europe looks for ways to deal with the humanitarian crisis of Syria’s misplaced population and the influx of refugees crossing the Mediterranean Christopher Priest’s second novel has a new, timely, edge. Survivors […]

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Cover Reveal: The Gradual

We’re delighted to reveal the cover for the new novel from the multiple award-winning Christopher Priest. Feast your eyes on THE GRADUAL! In this latest novel from one of the UK’s greatest writers we return to the Dream Archipelago, a string of islands that no one can map or explain. Alesandro Sussken is a composer, […]

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Happy Birthday, Christopher Priest!

A very Happy Birthday to Christopher Priest, who celebrates his 72nd birthday, today! What can we say about Christopher Priest that would be new?  That he is an utterly extraordinary writer? That he effortlessly straddles the worlds of SF and literary fiction in a manner akin to Aldiss, Banks, Bradbury and Moorcock? That he was […]

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Happy Publication Day: November 13th 2014

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. From brand new cases to acclaimed masterworks, to bleak futures and incredible adventures we’ve got some of the best and brightest SF&F to add to you to be read list this week!. Michael G. Coney […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Pavane

Our SF Masterwork of the week is acknowledged as one of the earliest and still one of the finest alternate histories ever written. And who better to take us on a guided tour of this very different Britain than a writer who knows a thing or two himself about counterfactuals – the Arthur C. Clarke […]

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Related Categories: Masterworks, SFX Book Club

Congratulations to our John W. Campbell Memorial Award shortlisted authors

Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the shortlist for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel of 2013, which you can find here.   The Gollancz nominees are as follows: Stephen Baxter – Proxima Phillip Mann – The Disestablishment of Paradise Paul McAuley – Evening’s Empires Christopher […]

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Gollancz: the Arthur C. Clarke Award-winners

A few weeks ago, we highlighted our success over the lifetime of the BSFA Awards, with Gollancz and SF Gateway combined having a staggering 33 of the 43 winners to date. We’re hoping that will go up to 34 out of 44, when this year’s award is announced 65th Eastercon in Glasgow, the weekend after […]

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SF Gateway: the Arthur C. Clarke Award-winners

A few weeks ago, we highlighted our success over the lifetime of the BSFA Awards, with SF Gateway and Gollancz combined having a staggering 33 of the 43 winners to date. We’re hoping that will go up to 34 out of 44, when this year’s award is announced 65th Eastercon in Glasgow, the weekend after […]

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